Northeast

Farmers pursue innovative marketing in New Jersey during pandemic

New Jersey farmers are among the most innovative and most productive farmers in the nation. Farming in the country’s most densely populated state in the U.S. comes with many challenges. It also comes with marketing... more »

Effective leadership program in New York includes ag reps

The Empire State Food and Agricultural Leadership Institute (LEAD) New York Program is pleased to share the roster of our Class 18 Fellows (below). “Our current situation has made one thing abundantly clear: Effective leadership... more »

Webinar on May 7 by Penn State focuses on H-2A visa program issues

Penn State Extension will present a townhall-style web-based seminar May 7 to assist Pennsylvania agricultural stakeholders who rely on the H-2A visa program for temporary workers to operate their businesses. The session, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., will cover COVID-19... more »

Penn State Facebook page for Latinx agriculturalists made available

Penn State Extension is connecting with Latinx agriculturists in essential food businesses to provide timely outreach and science-based education on farm production, food safety and workplace risk management. Spring is a critical season for Penn... more »

Produce retailers, wholesalers market Virginia Grown product

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) has partnered with produce retailers and wholesalers to market Virginia Grown produce in local stores. To satisfy product demand and to assist any possible market disruptions,... more »

Cornell’s new online Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training set

Food safety is critically important throughout the supply chain, but it begins with the grower. Farms have many microbial risks, and in order to protect the fruits and vegetables grown and packaged on a farm,... more »

Use of face masks recommended to reduce COVID-19 spread

The CDC now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission of COVID-19. For agriculture this would include retail outlets,... more »

Bowery Farming increases produce donations to nonprofit partners

Bowery Farming (Bowery), a sustainable indoor farming operation in New York City, said April 8 it is furthering support for its nonprofit partners, including Table to Table and Maryland Food Bank, by providing over 400 pounds... more »

Current Issue

August 2022 issue of Vegetable Growers News

Family, dedication fuel Georgia onion grower’s success

West Coast growers battle water shortages

University of Idaho researchers help develop solar-powered weeding robot

SC farming family legacy passes century mark

Greenhouse operation grows, processes and serves tomato dishes to tourists

Tools, techniques don’t solve celery meltdown

Great Lakes EXPO: Delivering the ultimate farm market

Farm Market column: What’s the difference between markup and profit?

Ag Labor Review: Will 2022 be remembered as the Year of Ag Labor Regulations?

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